Asian actors skilled in martial arts are in demand, says Indonesian action star Iko Uwais

Iko Uwais in the Netflix series Wu Assassins.
Iko Uwais in the Netflix series Wu Assassins.PHOTO: NETFLIX

SINGAPORE - It is a great time to be an Asian actor who knows how to fight, says Indonesian action star Iko Uwais.

The lead in the Netflix martial arts series Wu Assassins says that on the streaming platform and elsewhere, there is a trend in shows featuring men and women engaged in unarmed combat.

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